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the only place to go. >> live coverage for the iowa 4th district u.s. house seat. steve king is running for a sixth term. he is challenged by christie vilsack. their debate is on iowa public television. steve king -- and this special edition of iowa press, from carroll. steve king has been winning reelection by comfortable margins, getting a fifth term with 2/3 of the votes cast two years ago. redistricting may be diluting that republican dominance. that is what democrats kristi ville sec may have been hoping when she moved halfway across the state, declaring candidacy for the congressional seat. she has been traveling the state as i will's the first lady during husband tom vilsack's tenure. both of you are familiar with the format. we are in a different setting. we have an audience and television viewers. they promise to not sure at all. -- not sure at all. the questions will be coming from brett awyworth and kay henderson. >> you said being a woman was not a barrier to run for public office. do you want voters to vote for you because you are a woman? >> not at all. i think the delegat
on wednesday, the day after the election, we may not know who will be the majority in the u.s. senate. we are looking at about 10 tossup races. a lot of these are 1 point races. my colleague pointed out that when this class of senate seats were last up that we had three states, montana, va., for. a million people voted total. those three state senate races and the majority status of the u.s. senate were decided by 66,600 votes out of 4.8 million. it was hanging by a thread. that is how close it was. quite frankly, i think there are seven races that could be decided by, pick a number, 200,000 votes total nationwide. this not only controlling the senate to but by several seed margins one way or the other. there is an enormous amount of volatility in the senate picture. we will see how it plays out. glen and fred, why don't you join me. i will ask them a handful of questions. and we will open up to the audience and let you guys ask questions. >> you are on my left. that is awesome. i have the republican on my left. anyway, thank you for joining us. i know you guys are incredibly busy. how ma
a nuclear strike capability against the western hemisphere. >> do you ambassadors denied the u.s.s.r. has placed and is placing medium and intermediate range missiles and sites? a yes or no? do not wait for the translation. yes or no? >> 13 days in 1962, live sunday from the jfk presidential library and museum, on the anniversary of the cuban missile crisis. >> two counter-terrorism experts said the obama administration use of ground strikes may be undermining security objectives in places like yemen and pakistan. peter bird and and christopher swift discuss the move from partitive killings to signature strikes, which target groups ahead of men associated with terrorists. according to research, and grown strikes in pakistan have increased from one every 40 days during the bush administration to one every four days. this is from the center for national policy. >> good afternoon. my name is gregory aftandilian. i am a senior fellow for the middle east here at the center for national policy. on behalf of our chairman, and our president, i want to welcome all of you here today. i also want to
, episodic and sheriff's race someplace is probably more likely to be stolen then presidential or senator u.s. house race. >> what trace would that be, charlie? let's talk about that. >> i think it's sort of a solution in search of a problem. but i don't -- i think a lot -- i think a lot of the republican concerns are very, very insear but the florida situation, florida republican party, i mean these kinds of things happen on both sides but i don't think it's -- i don't think there's a huge problem but at the same time, you know, in life most of us need i.d.'s to go about our daily lives and i think we ought to try to do something to get photo i.d.'s, official photo i.d.'s in the hands of voters to help them get to their lives up to and including voting. but anyway -- one last, i will throw a last question to the guys. >> thanks. looking back at the 2004 election and strategy president bush and his team implored, when you look at the cycle, we know it will be a close race. what i see on the ground game is the obama campaign thinking and really planning on the field a lot more than governor ro
, democratic dr. richard carmona, the former u.s. surgeon general. congressman jeff flake. and libertarian mark victor. each candidate will have a opportunity for an opening statement. the honor goes to richard carmona. >> thanks, ted. i am happy to be with you and my colleagues. this is an opportunity -- the fact of the matter is is that over a year ago when my colleagues first approached me, the cops, the firemen and ems personnel, and said there is an open seat, you should run. the first thing i said, is i will run as far away from washington as i can. i have been there. i was not sure i wanted to go back to the dysfunction. the more i thought about it, i realized that we need leadership there. this gridlock has hurt our nation. we have a fiscal cliff. congress has stalled. i have been very fortunate in my life. my mom only wanted one of her kids to graduate from high school i have been able because of a great country to get an education and go to medical school, to be a police officer and a professor. that is because we have a country that is full of opportunity. >> your time's up. dr. carm
to the wiretapping against legal u.s. [applause] we need to repeal the patriot act and we need to stop the persecution of whistle-blowers who blow the whistle on crimes by our government. [applause] >> ten second spirit >> benjamin franklin said if we sacrifice our liberty for security, we will wind up losing both. so let's take back our liberty. that is the foundation of true security. [applause] >> rocky, detaining americans indefinitely. >> i went to law school because i believe as deeply as one can believe it until the rule of law. and justice. the fact that our system of justice can provide for everyone. what we have seen through the bush years and now with president obama has been so absolutely subversive and anti- american. there has been no more anti american act in our history than the ndaa. president obama, in 2009, he asked for the power to indefinitely detained people without charges, without a trial, without legal assistance, and without the right to habeas corpus. we are on the road toward totalitarianism and that is not an exaggeration. [applause] this one person -- if o
in the congress starting in 1980, republicans have had the upper hand on the tax issue. u.s. the public to the trust's current taxes and inevitably, it is the republicans. the couple of years ago on both sides of pennsylvania avenue, democrats made the first real concerted effort to say that there is a difference between tax increases on the middle class and tax increases on the wealthy. to be honest with you, the fact that the pie is shrinking for the middle-class this decade and has another decades makes the middle class more receptive to that argument as well. i think people are reading the tea leaves. this article i thought was very interesting today. a senior republican aide in the house says we will not have that much leverage. he says we will succeed. this is the author of the article who is stephanie kirchgesser. and james polety, politico, pretty close. if republicans back away from their hard-line on high and taxes, the outlook for avoiding the worst of the fiscal cliff is much rosier. that's just what i'm saying here. mitt romney took a step back by insisting that overall, ne
to the american people what needs to be fixed. in order for us to invest in u.s. and create jobs. .> we've got a good role models we don't even rate legislators. our best teachers or the labor unions and then george soros later on. he taught every wealthy american that you cannot afford to sit on the sidelines. so i say go for it. >> we don't do endorsement either. we have a pac. we are very involved. we will probably connect with a quarter million retailers and millions of their employees, not endorsing anyone or telling them how to vote, but getting them involved. there's a sense that if people have a better understanding of our position, there's a greater likelihood we will get some action from them. that's why we have engaged our membership. >> let's get questions from the audience. don't feel shy. please raise your hand. if you could give me your name and your affiliation, that would be wonderful. there are microphones roving. the lady with the red jacket. >> good morning. my name is penny, i'm the ceo of women construction owners, in alexandria. there's been a lot of discussion about the
for the iowa 4th district u.s. house seat. steve king is running for a sixth term. he is challenged by christie vilsack. aehihier debate is on iow public television. steve king -- and this special edition of live press, liv iowam carroll. wantis iiowa banks know you honest advice for your goals. if it is buying a new home or funding retirement. iowabank.com. >> federal funding was provided banks. saving carroll county state banks. st. francis hospital. commercial savings bank. the bank that grows from a strong foundation. information is found at esbcarroll.com. >> for more than 40 years, iowa press has brought newsmakers from across iowa and beyond. we bring debates in each of iowa's four districts. from the santa marina winery, here is dean. the shifting population creates the 4th district. urban cities join sioux city and the rurlal district steve king has represented for 10 years. he's been winning reelection by comfortable margins, getting a fifth term -- but redistricting, drawing in ames and the iowa state university may dillute the republican dominance. christie vilsack moved to ames to
the country, beginning with candidates in florida. bill nelson, a democrat faces his republican challenger, u.s. rep connie mack. in an hour, candidates in new york. senator kirsten gillibrand and wendy lung. after that, the first debate between incumbent democrat senator maria cantwell and challenger michael baumgartner. several live events tomorrow -- the former head of israel's intelligence agency, the mossad, speaks at a middle east -- speaks on middle east policy and security on c-span 2. on c-span at 1:00 p.m. eastern, live from georgetown university for secretary of state clinton is speech on energy and u.s. foreign policy. >> i watched two types of programs on c-span -- every election year, presidential election year, i watch or conventions. when you show your old convention speeches and debates -- and that is a great service you guys offer. i have the memory of being 8 years old and watching a old richard nixon speech or harry truman's speech. for a political junkie like me that is great. the fact that you focus on a wide range of public policy issues -- there is something for everybod
policies. when we are securing our homeland security, and securing our defense, we ought to be using u.s. tax dollars for u.s. jobs. it is something i have been pushing but we have more to do. that is just the manufacturing economy. we also need to protect the very investments that we need to grow. that is education, innovation, that's infrastructure. and unfortunately, the paul ryan plan that tommy thompson has campaigned on throughout this campaign is one that would give an of enormous tax break to the very wealthy, pay for it by increasing middle class taxes, and cut the their investments we are talking about in order to grow our economy -- investments like education, infrastructure, and research and innovation. >> thank you. i cut taxes 91 times when i was governor. she has voted for 155 tax increases. i cut regulations. she went to bat for epa is the paper industry. the paper industry is going to lose 7500 jobs because my opponent did not have the courage to stand up against epa. i can assure you that will not happen. birthrate, we have a chance to build a pipeline -- number 3, we h
that, new mexico senate candidates. >> several like evens to tell the about tomorrow. topics include u.s. relations with saudi arabia and a feature of the israeli-palestinian conflict. a form on implementing the dodd- frank financial regulations lot. speakers include the former head of the fdic. we will also be covering a speech by mitt romney. he is in answer, i'll of focusing on the economy. that is just after 1:00 eastern. >> one of 10,000 homes that they are trying to get done in the next four years. these are houses that are never going back. >> one-family every 20 minutes moving out. >> these houses are disappearing from the landscape. >> 90,000 right now ready to go. >> recently 164 firefighters were laid off as part of the downsizing, the effort to give finances under control in the city. so firefighters are laid off. about two weeks later, 100 guys are rehired. when you look to find out where that money came from, it is actually the department of common security has a fund for things like that. i do not want to overstate, but that is something you want to think about. the depart
the u.s. candidate, republican tommy thompson and democrat tammy baldwin. >> our format tonight makes sense that you and dave between and on moderated questions between the candidates. the candidates will talk with each other on the issues. these will be one-on-one conversations. we will not participate in those exchanges. >> instead, it is a chance for them to challenge their upon it for more detail on their position and have a healthy exchange of ideas. >> you can join the conversation tonight by going to wisconsinvote.org or today pmj4.com for a web chat. our first topic -- jobs and the economy, a subject that was high on the list of voter concerns as we traveled the state. >> jobs is number one. a lot of people, myself included, ended up losing their jobs so i think jobs is the biggest key right now for a wisconsin. >> i am concerned that once i read straight, am i going to be able to find my career? -- once i graduate. >> it is my age that is pulling me down. nobody calls you back. >> with that backdrop, we ask our first question. economics 101 is about supply and demand. its dem
there public, the co-director of the paper, and i wanted to make the film because so much of the u.s. cable coverage that i was seeing about the drug war, especially in this part of the country, to me seemed woefully decontextualized. it felt like rubbernecking body count journalism. x number of people were shot on the state. this person was be headed there, but no context. no background, no history, the deepening of the story. i'm by no means a expert on mexico's drug war, but i did have a very strong interest in this region and in. i began researching as early as -- in itjuana. i began researching in 2007 while looking for another story. unlike other journalists, who do not have the amount of time that you often need to tell the stories, when i was in production i had a little over two years to spend with the story. that is enough time to deepen your sense of a place, an institution, to gain trust and to hopefully have a deeper narrative. whether or not i succeeded at -- or failed is up to the audience and the people who push back on my perspective, but for me the ability to spend time wi
guilty in a u.s. court yesterday. what does this maybe say about what the iranian government is willing to do? >> well, it did not need this particular case in order to prove once again that the iranians have been involved in terrorist activities against persons, against states, against countries for a long period of time. iran uses terrorism as a major tool of its international relations. it is as simple as all that. iran has plotted against others as well, individuals as well, and has also been shipping arms and equipment into areas inside the middle east. syria is one case now in point. there is an iranian force -- iranian forces are battling on syrian soil against syrians. there are iranians that have been in lebanon for quite some time and who have been handling equipment in lebanon, which has been of a great danger to israel. iran has used the state of sudan as an area through which they could send equipment through sudan to egypt to send that into the gaza strip. as i said, the case itself is a case. it shows the audacity of certain iranians. i think it also shows that the irania
. with presidents that think federal government should have the authority to round anyone up, including u.s. citizens, and imprison them without charges, without trial, without legal representation, and without the right of habeous corpus. and our elected officials are sound asleep when the pentagon is warning that climate change is a greater long-term security risk to the united states than terrorism. so if you like the way things are going, vote democratic or republican. if you want real change, vote your conscience, vote justice. economic justice, social justice, environmental justice. [cheers and applause] >> back to our opening statement from virgil goode. >> thank you, larry. i want to say thank you jill, gary, and rocky for being here. on the four issues i will address right now, you can deduce my positions of what i think. i will name afour positions in which i am very different from barack obama and mitt romney. first, obama and romney both claim that they were and still are for a balanced budget. reality. the obama budget this year was $1 trillion in deficits. the paul ryan budget
as slightly democratic. this is just ♪ >> good evening. welcome to clayton chamber u.s. senate debate. my name is mike bush. i will be your moderator for this evening. first, we need to thank our presenting event sponsor, the law firm of hush blackwell, and our media sponsors, ksdk news channel 5, st. louis public radio, and the st. louis business journal. ksdk is televising this broadcast live to its affiliates across missouri. st. louis public radio is doing the same. the broadcasts is also been streamed live on ksdk.com and stlpublicradio.org. we also invite you to take part on social media on twitter. finally, our appreciation to the city police and fire department, as well as the school district of clayton for hosting tonight's event. before we begin, i'd like to review the debate format. each candidate will give a 3- minute opening statement and a 3-minute closing statement. next, our panel will ask questions of both candidates. both candidates will answer the same question and have one and half minute to do so. rebuttals will be at the discretion of the moderator and will have 45 second
and reducing our deficit. i can tell you that when you talk about the budget, a balanced budget -- the u.s. senate race. senator nelson is on the budget committee and they have not passed a budget. connie mack is committed to a balanced budget. mitt romney has talked about the importance of getting our deficit under control. the bigger point is, what are the specifics of mitt romney? the president of the united states has been in office for almost four years. he is not attacked any of these problems. he puts out this booklet a day or two ago that the pundits are saying that is the same old thing. it is nothing new. the president has failed us. i would ask your viewers, when you are evaluating the two, it is indisputable that president obama has not dealt with deficits or debt or job creation. if you look at the history of mitt romney, this is a man whose every endeavor, he has been successful. he will get our spending under control and get americans back to work. host: about that blueprint about his agenda for the next four years, you can find it on our website. we will go to john in illin
] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> the u.s. house held a pro forma session today. there was a moment of silence for the victims of hurricane sandy. >> all of us present to rise and share a moment of silence in their memories of those who have perished in hurricane sandy and to remember as well those who continue to suffer. >> today's after hurricane sandy caused major damage to parts of the east coast, president obama will head to new jersey to see the damage in that state with governor chris christie. the federal government in the washington, d.c. area will open for business on a regular schedule on wednesday after being closed monday and tuesday. in new york, the stock exchange opened for business after being closed for two days. >> i especially like watching the gavel-to-gavel coverage. it is the only place to get the real deal. i like that the commentary is only intended to let you know what is going on. there is not too much analysis. i appreciate how i can release the crew and understand the programming itself, and i can get my analysis elsewhere. if you wan
will be right here in texas where i belong. >> the man behind the message. >> can we take the u.s. senate? >> is cruz vs sadler -- the belo debate. >> good evening everyone. thank you for joining us for the belo debate, ted cruz vs paul sadler. we are living from wfaa's studios in dallas. we want to welcome the words across the state. the two u.s. senate candidates, republican ted cruz and democrat paul sadler, are debating for the first time before the november election. it is a race to decide who will represent texans in the u.s. senate. i hope that by the end of the night to have a better idea of who you want to vote for. we will follow your comments and commentary on twitter. just use the hashtag #belodebate. we will be able to follow along. look for additional information on twitter. we will have supplemental information on each candidate on what -- where they stand on issues. this is a very different debate. we are throwing out the rules. candidates will face each other answering tough questions. moderating tonight is wfaa's senior political supporter -- reporter, brad watson. joini
in the u.s. can't compete. china has been a currency manipulator for years and years and years and the president has a regular opportunity to label them as a currency manipulator but refuses to do so. on day one, i will label china a currency manipulator which will allow me as president to be able to put in place if necessary tariffs where i believe they are taking unfair advantage of our manufacturers so we're going to make sure that people we trade with around the world play by the rules but let me not just stop there. don't forget, what's key to bringing jobs back here is not just finding someone else to punish -- and i'm going to be strict with people whom we trade with to make sure they follow the law and play by the rules -- but it's also to make america the most attractive place in the world for businesses of all kinds. that's why i want to bring down the tax rates on small employers, big employers, so they want to be here. canada's tax rate on companies is now 15%. ours is 35% so if you're starting a business, where would you rather start it? we have to be competitive i
-span2 at noon eastern puritan live at georgetown university press secretary clinton's speech on u.s. foreign policy. >> there is a movie theater that i write about. i went to visit it. it has been there since 1947, the founding year of the country. it showed films from all of the world from the united states, england, bollywood in india. to me it symbolized the resilience of the country and the openness of the country, in spite of all the trauma people suffered in the past decade in pakistan. during one of the protests against a video that until to the prophet mohammad ahmad people turned against the movie theater. and burn them. i do not se that as a protest against the west. or the united states. even though "avatar" was one of the movies you could've seen at this theater. you have islamist activists who had not liked these movie theaters for decades with before the profit mohammed film, which was never shown in them anyway. so the captain opportunity to attack. and they whipped up a bunch of young people. there were teenagers involved who stole sodas on the snack bar on the way t
and economy, both senator obama and senator mccain were in the u.s. senate. they are used to addressing each other from the senate chamber. what is different for the debate? >> it is very easy to cross the line of what is acceptable and acceptably aggressive into something that becomes rude. i am thinking back during hillary clinton's campaign. rick walked over to her podium with a pledge he wanted her to sign. it looked really bad. it was a moment of what not to do. it crossed the line. that is what it is. we were talking earlier about how the candidates approach this with a lot of trepidation. they will have to talk to each other. in their way of looking at it, it is one more thing to worry about. >> this is from december of last year. warren decker, we will get your reaction to this as mitt romney was asked about a question and then placed this bet. >> i am listening to you, and i am hearing you say the right things, but i read your first book. it said your mandate, in massachusetts, which should be the model for the country, and i know it came out in the reprint of the book. i am just sa
was made for you and me ♪ >> several live events today. the national council on u.s.- arab relations continues its annual policy conference. if we will have that on c-span3 at 8:45 a.m. eastern. talking about the future of the israeli-palestinian conflict. at 8:30 eastern on c-span2, the george washington university law school host a forum on implementing the dodd-frank financial regulations law. it includes the former head of the fdic, sheila bair. and we will cover a speech by mitt romney in iowa focusing on the economy. that's also on c-span2 after 1:00 p.m. eastern it. >> we will have the presidential race events and key congressional events around the couny.
a too big to fail question but this is not about jpmorgan chase or barclays. it's about the u.s. and china. china is on the brink of a major change in its leadership. it has written its own prescription for new economic directions, which they know they have to initiate or they will fall off the cliff. we may or may not be looking at a major change in leadership in this country, but we are looking at the fiscal cliff. i'm wondering from your perspective, as someone who does business all around the world and despite your protestations about not knowing much about politics, how you assess the relative chances of success for america dealing in the short term with its fiscal cliff and the longer term with its ability to get some semblance of good governance and with the chinese to be able to do the same and make changes in their economy so that the two largest economies and policies in the world will help things stay online. >> china has huge issues they have to deal with. democracy starts as white men over a certain age who own property. every society creates a middle- class and has
expenditures this country has made. we just passed the sad milestone of losing 2000 u.s. troops. more than 50 of them were killed by the very afghan forces we're trying to help. we have reached the recruiting goal for afghan forces. tell me, why not leave now? what more can we accomplish? is it worth more american lives? >> we do not want to lose the gains we have gotten. we want to make sure the taliban does not come back in and give al qaeda a safe haven. when i think about afghanistan, i think about the incredible job our troops have done. you have been there more than the two of us combined. the first time i was there, it was amazing to me what they were facing. i went to the argonaut valley before the surge, i sat down with a young private who would tell me what he did every day. to see what they had in front of them. to go back in december, to see what they had accomplished, it is nothing short of amazing. what we do not want to do is lose the gains we have gotten. we have disagreed on a few issues. we would have taken into account the recommendations from our commanders, general petrae
. the president pointed out that production of oil and gas in the u.s. is up but not due to his policies -- in spite of his policies. all of the increase in natural gas and oil has happened on private land, not on government land. your administration has cut the number of permits and licenses in half. if i am president, i will double them. i will get the oil from offshore and alaska. i like coal. people in the coal industry feel like it is getting crushed by your policies. i want to get america and north american energy independence so we can create jobs. i am not looking to cut massive taxes and reduce the revenues going into the government. my number one principle is that there will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. no tax cut that adds to the deficit. i want to reduce the burden being paid by middle-income americans. i cannot reduce the burden paid by high-income americans. any language of the contrary is not accurate. >> let's talk about taxes. it is instructive. four years ago when i stood on the stage, i said that i would cut taxes for middle-class families. that is what i di
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